Boating & Seamanship

Boating Skills and Seamanship




Code: W20-875
Price: $80.00

Instructor: Members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Day/Time: WEDNESDAY, 6:30-8:30
Start Date: March 4, 2020.
Fees: $80.00 includes cost of Textbook
Number of Class Meetings: 11 Sessions

Course Description:

BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP - Boating Skills and Seamanship

The Cape Cod Canal Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering an 11-week course in Boating Skills and Seamanship. This in-depth course will cover applicable techniques of value to recreational boaters to foster safe boating on near shore waters.  The detailed subject matter will include: choosing a boat, equipping a boat, legal considerations, trail ring a boat, boat handling, aids to navigation, navigation rules, nautical charts and basic piloting, powering a boat, knots and lines, marine radio, introduction to navigation and other safety issues.  The BS & S course is approved by the Massachusetts Environmental Police.  Upon satisfactory completion of the course, youths 12-15 are eligible to apply for licensure under the Massachusetts State Boating Regulations so they might legally operate a power boat alone

Instructors:  Members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

NOTE: Tuition includes the cost of the textbook.